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The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software is an entry-level qualification from AAT, focused on the practice of computerised accounting. This is a great starting point if you’re looking to carry out basic financial tasks using accounting software.
Throughout this Access Award, you’ll learn basic finance and administrative duties using Sage 50 Accounts professional, helping you to build a solid foundation for future progression within accounting or bookkeeping careers. Sage 50 Accounts Professional is the most commonly used accounting software by businesses in the UK, giving you excellent employability.
This course uses Sage official material and you'll learn basic accountancy skills, setting up accounts, producing reports and more.
This course includes the AAT subscription fee worth £48.
This is the second level of AAT's computerised accountancy qualifications, where you can learn practical skills and knowledge in the use of accounting software with tutor support included.
The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software would be a good choice for you, if:
As all our courses are delivered via an eLearning platform and as such, we recommend:
As this is an entry-level accreditation, you’ll have lots of opportunities to progress into our intermediate and advanced accounting courses.
This course makes a good stepping stone to move onto the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2) and then on into our intermediate and advanced courses - AAT Level 2 Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting, and the Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. Both these courses will help you towards a promotion at work, a new job in a senior accounting role, or enable you to start your own business.
With the skills gained in this Access Award in Accounting Software, new career opportunities could include becoming a cashier or clerical assistant.
A career in bookkeeping can often be rewarding and interesting, with potential for career progression and higher salaries.
Bookkeeping duties vary greatly but include:
While salaries vary by industry, sector and role, you can expect to earn between £15,000 and £32,000 a year. The industry average for UK bookkeepers is £25,000 a year.
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With this course you will also:
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*Sage software is only compatible with a Windows PC or Laptop. This software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s (unless Boot Camp is installed).
The Access Award in Accounting Software course introduces key features of accounting software, as well as the risks and benefits it brings. Learning outcomes include being able to:
Your progress will be measured via two exams, with multiple-choice questions. We’ll be here to help guide and support you along your way when the time comes to arrange your exams.
The AAT require all students to join as a student member, within 14 days of their course start date. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available.
Please note, exam costs are not included in the cost of this course and will cost approximately £60-85 per exam, depending on the exam centre.